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Summer Veterinary Program


Description:

The Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) offers a nine-week Summer Veterinary Program from June through early August 2019 to a limited number of veterinary students interested in working in the Division of Veterinary Medicine. The program introduces veterinary students to nonhuman primate medicine.

Successful Program candidates are paired with a TNPRC faculty veterinarian and are exposed to all aspects of diagnostic and clinical veterinary medicine including regulatory issues, colony health surveillance, research support, and clinical nonhuman primate medicine, surgery, and pathology. At the end of the program, students will be expected to present a short case report to the Center's faculty and staff.


Timeline: 

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Program Date: May 31, 2019 - August 2, 2019 (9 weeks)

Attendance is required for the 9 week duration, only apply if you can make this commitment



Applicant Prerequisites: 

  • Completion of the first, second or third year of veterinary school (Preference is given to students in the second and third years)
  • Motivation to learn laboratory animal medicine, specifically nonhuman primate medicine and surgery in a research setting
  • Own transportation and housing arrangements (There is neither public transportation nor sidewalks/bicycle paths in the surrounding area)

TNPRC is in Covington, a small town, 45-miles north of New Orleans. There is neither public transportation nor sidewalks/bicycle paths in the surrounding area.

Compensation:


Successful candidates will receive $15.31 per hour (based on 37.5 hour work week) for duration of the Program.


Application Requirements:

1. Upload the following documents to the Online Application:

  • Cover Letter, outlining career goals, addressed to The Program Coordinator (Include current email address and cell phone number. In PDF format)
  • Resume, including academic awards, significant accomplishments and participation in organizations

2. The following documents are to be emailed directly to: summerprog_tnprc@tulane.edu

  • Official transcript(s) - Request the University/College to email directly.
  • Two letters of recommendation - in PDF format from faculty and/or peers at current/previous institution/workplace addressed to Program Coordinator.

Apply Online at https://jobs.tulane.edu/position/IRC15716

 

Email documents and any questions toSummerProg_TNPRC@tulane.edu

For more information on TNPRC training programs visit:http://www.tnprc.tulane.edu/training.html

The TNPRC is a division of Tulane University (985) 871-6201 tnprc@tulane.edu